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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 118804
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Date:29-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:308th FSqn /31th FGp USAAF
Registration: EN847
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Atcham, USAAF Sta.342, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Atcham /AAF Sta.342
Narrative:
Approach and landing accident. Stalled, spun, crashed.
1st Lt Alfred W. Giacomini USAAF killed.
R.I.P.
This was the first loss of an 8th USAAF pilot in the European Theater of Operations.



Sources:

http://www.8thafhs.org/combat1942.htm
Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2012 09:45 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants]
09-Jan-2012 23:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 02:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Jan-2012 02:49 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Jan-2012 05:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
23-Jan-2012 12:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
28-Jul-2014 10:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2019 19:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
23-Mar-2020 18:28 DG333 Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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